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No Tiger in Augusta as Woods pulls out of Masters

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No Tiger in Augusta as Woods pulls out of Masters
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Tiger Woods is to miss the US Masters, the first major of the year.

The former world number one has yet to recover from back surgery.

Woods has been unable to compete since August.

On his website the player explained that he is in training, but not physically ready for the demands of a major golf tournament.

Woods has won 14 majors in a glittering career.

Loss of form, injury and martial breakup has hampered Woods in recent times.

Woods has lifted the Masters trophy at Augusta on four occasions and won his last major in 2008.